19 Jan 2019

Two malware apps have been found in the Google Play Store that activates only when a smartphone moves. The two apps are a currency converter and power saver app and were uncovered by the security researchers at Trend Micro. The two applications were named Currency Converter and BatterySaverMobi and they deploy a banking Trojan called…

14 Jan 2019

Vietnam claims that Facebook has violated their new cyber security law by permitting the users to post anti-government comments on their platform. This issue came up just few days after the controversial legislation took effect in the country on Jan 1. Even though economic reforms and openness to social change has occurred, Vietnam’s Communist Party…

11 Jan 2019

PyLocky is a ransomware written in Python that pretends to be as a Locky variant. While infecting a target machine, this ransomware first encrypts all files on and then demands the user for some ransom in order to gain access to their decrypted files. To fight against this ransomware, Cisco Talos has released a free…

10 Jan 2019

German police are seeking the help of the public in order to find the details and identify the owner of a MAC address which is known to have been used by a bomber in late 2017. A MAC (Media Access Control) address is a unique code that is assigned to network interfaces embedded in all…

10 Jan 2019

Google Public DNS which is the name for the DNS servers having IP addresses 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4 is the world’s largest public Domain Name Service recursive resolver preferred by most of the users. It can now handle the DNS-over-TLS specification which is even more secure. Domain Name System (DNS) is the method for converting domain…

09 Jan 2019

Google has removed 85 Android apps from the official Play Store which were downloaded and installed over nine million times. Security researchers from Trend Micro claims that these contain a common strain of adware. Out of the apps, one app called “Easy Universal TV Remote,” was alone downloaded over five million times. All these apps…

09 Jan 2019

Microsoft’s monthly security updates known as Patch Tuesday has been released and this month saw 50 vulnerabilities across nine products, including the Windows OS, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, ChakraCore, the .NET Framework, ASP.NET, Microsoft Visual Studio, Microsoft Exchange Server, and Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office Services and Web Apps This month’s Patch Tuesday did not…

04 Jan 2019

Technology is a complex and inseparable component in the modern world. It brings about new opportunities, invites in new markets and motivate innovations. Today and in future, technology becomes the main channel for building organizations. But together with technology comes many risks. When the companies capitalize on the various possibilities of the technological era, they…

02 Jan 2019

Huawei Technologies stated that it would spend $2 billion over the next 5 years to focus on cybersecurity. They aim to add more staffs and upgrade lab facilities because it conflicts global concerns about risks associated with its network gear. The tech giant commented this at one of its most comprehensive press conferences held at…

31 Dec 2018

The year 2018 has seen lots of security vulnerabilities and cyber criminals who not only wants the control of the targeted system to steal files or extract a ransom, but also to make use of the computing power of the devices to mine cryptocurrency which results in the physical destruction of the targeted devices. The…